Some observations on marine turtles landed along Maharashtra coast

Karbhari, J P and Prosper, A and Josekutty, C J and Dias, J R (1986) Some observations on marine turtles landed along Maharashtra coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 70. pp. 20-21.


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    The landing of three out of the five species of turtles found in the Indian seas is reported here. Of these species, the leathery or leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) locally known as 'Kuruma kasav' is the rarest and the largest while the other two namely olive ridley(Lepidochelys olivacea) and green turtle (Chelonia mydas) locally known as 'Kasav' and 'Hirwakasav' respectively are relatively common.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine turtles, leatherback turtle , olive ridley , maharashtra coast
    Subjects: Marine Turtle
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
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    Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2010 06:59
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27

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